May 23, 2014

Petition to Kick Abusive Coach Andy Gabel Out of the Speedskating Hall of Fame Passes 500 Signatures. Which Name And Which Sport’s Hall Is Next?

by Irvin Muchnick   On Wednesday we reported the new public petition, coordinated by Women’s Sports Foundation senior director of advocacy Nancy Hogshead-Makar, seeking to get […]
May 25, 2014

USA Swimming Got SwimSwam.com ‘News’ Site to Censor a Story on FBI Investigations

by Irvin Muchnick   The semi-captive swimming industry news site SwimSwam.com recently published – then, at the behest of USA Swimming, almost immediately withdrew – a story about […]
May 27, 2014

USA Swimming’s New PR Guy: ‘I’m Sure We’ll Definitely Be in Touch Soon’

by Irvin Muchnick   Scott Leightman has replaced Karen Linhart as USA Swimming’s director of communications and public relations. In response to a query from Concussion […]
May 28, 2014

‘USA’ Swimming’s ‘United States’ Sports Insurance Company – in Barbados — Goes Into ‘Run-Off Mode’

by Irvin Muchnick   We’ve written extensively about USA Swimming’s captive reinsurance subsidiary, the United States Sports Insurance Company, domiciled in sunny Barbados. Offshore reinsurance is […]
May 28, 2014


by Irvin Muchnick and Tim Joyce   In a campaign organized by the Women’s Sports Foundation at the request of many survivors of sexual abuse by […]
May 28, 2014

Full Text of Sex Abuse Survivors’ and Women’s Sports Foundation’s Petition to the International Swimming Hall of Fame Regarding USA Swimming Chief Chuck Wielgus

Following is the full text of the petition to the International Swimming Hall of Fame calling on it to rescind the induction of Chuck Wielgus, which […]
May 29, 2014

Today at Concussion Inc.: Complete Coverage of the Women’s Sports Foundation’s Call to Rescind the International Swimming Hall of Fame Induction of USA Swimming Executive Director Chuck Wielgus

May 29, 2014

Big Names and Courageous Voices in Women’s Sports Foundation Campaign to Keep USA Swimming Chief Sex Abuse Cover-Up Artist Chuck Wielgus Out of the International Swimming Hall of Fame

For those of you who missed it, yesterday’s Women’s Sports Foundation petition to the International Swimming Hall of Fame board of directors, calling for hall to […]
May 29, 2014

Chuck Wielgus, USA Swimming’s Executive Director of a Generation of Sex Abuse Cover-Ups, Belongs in the Hall of Justice – Certainly Not the Hall of Fame

by Irvin Muchnick and Tim Joyce   For the last 24 hours we’ve been reporting on the petition, signed by legendary open-water swimmer Diana Nyad and […]
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